31 January 2014 - 3:03pm
Front child seats
Some fans of front child seats are indignant that CTC apparently damns their choice with faint praise. So here's my explanation of why we're not against front seats, but would encourage parents to consider a rear seat first.
8 January 2014 - 12:08pm
Becoming a cyclist – a New Year’s resolution
The glory of mastering the bike, the road and a ‘clumsy’ childhood. Read this story directly from one of the trainees on the Leicester Cycle Champions programme.
19 December 2013 - 3:59pm
T'was the night before Christmas...
JOHN WHATMORE, in a festive fantasy, tells of a wartime encounter in the desert and how it brought together two strange companions
2 December 2013 - 9:46am
A thousand cyclists and pedestrians 'die-in' in London
On Friday evening, 29 November, a thousand people took part in a peaceful die-in and vigil outside Transport for London's offices. The message for the authorities was simple - help stop the killing of cyclists and pedestrians in London. CTC's Cherry Allan and Rhia Weston were there.
29 November 2013 - 4:22pm
Stuck for stocking fillers? Try CTC Gift Membership
If trudging around the shops looking for the perfect gift fills you with horror, then look no further. CTC’s Gift Membership makes the perfect gift for every rider - from avid cyclists to those just getting started.
25 November 2013 - 11:12pm
A pleasant surprise on the north-east Chilterns Cycleway
Having spent much of the summer riding sections of the Chilterns Cycleway in the central Chilterns, it was time to venture further afield to see what the rest of Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire had to offer.
18 November 2013 - 10:49am
Reflecting on World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims
Yesterday, the third Sunday of November, was World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims. Events and services took place throughout the UK and CTC's Chair of Council, David Cox, joined a rememberance ride in Birmingham.
15 November 2013 - 12:13pm
Road Justice local campaigners receive media training
This week, Road Justice local campaigners attended a day of media training to equip them with the skills to raise awareness of the Road Justice campaign in their area and to press local decision makers to improve road safety.
5 November 2013 - 2:06pm
Government predicts cycling will FALL by 2040
While the Get Britain Cycling report calls on Government to aim for 10% of trips by 2025 and 25% of trips by 2050, in the bowels of the Department for Transport, technicians working on the National Transport Model are forecasting that cycling will fall for decades to come.
28 October 2013 - 8:38pm
Could you be a Ted?
Cycling Development Officer in Scotland, Suzanne Forup, is looking for CTC members in Dumfries and Galloway to help children and young people discover the joy of cycling. You don’t really have to be called Ted…
25 October 2013 - 2:54pm
Lots of brilliant lights, but still illegal!
It’s that time of year again, when the bikeshop window fills with bright and shiny twinkly winky things and the cyclist protection racket (“Buy one of these kid, or you’ll be sorry!”) goes into overdrive!
25 October 2013 - 12:09pm
The Roadshare Campaign for presumed liability in Scotland
On Tuesday, 29 October 2013, the Scottish Parliament will debate proposals for 'presumed liability' rules (also known as 'stricter liability'), whereby motorists involved in collisions with cyclists or pedestrians would be presumed liable in a civil law claim against them for damages.